32 votes

Please give your feedback on a new "Subjective Citation Needed" post notice

I do not like the assumption that answers are not drawing on experience. My experience with being pestered about explicitly certifying that my answer is drawn from my own experience is that I don't ...
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17 votes
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What's up with this "please edit to add citations" banner?

This is a post notice. It's like the banners mods can put under questions, except this one is for any post, including answers. The “notice added” event will show up in the post's revision history; ...
17 votes

Please give your feedback on a new "Subjective Citation Needed" post notice

Too Many Words for a post notice: be concise Let's do some liposuction on the proposed post notice: Answers should be supported using evidence and/or experience. See citation expectations for ...
12 votes
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What happened to get this mod notice placed on my question about the Bête?

Not a huge amount has actually happened beyond the weird comments you flagged. There was not a huge explosion you missed. But there's current weirdness, and the topic may get controversial, so it ...
12 votes

Please give your feedback on a new "Subjective Citation Needed" post notice

An advisory rather than a warning This answer could be improved if you were able to cite experience (your own or someone else's) to help users judge whether it fits their situation or not. This ...
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10 votes
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Confusion regarding the "Good Subjective" post notice and the policy on backing up answers

Speaking for the citation expectations meta I wrote, something seems to have gotten lost in communication. That's on me, I should've made it clearer. Specifically in the second paragraph I say this: ...
10 votes
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How does the post notice for unsupported answers get put on?

It's a post notice. Diamond moderators can add and remove it. There's no flag associated with it. Leave a comment requesting the clarification or support that's needed. If it's egregious then also ...
5 votes

Please give your feedback on a new "Subjective Citation Needed" post notice

↑ Just to demonstrate: I have marked this post with our current “citation needed” post notice. It currently covers objective citations perfectly well. The post notice we're asking about will be a ...
5 votes

Should all Mage the Awakening questions have the 'rapidly evolving' post notice?

It doesn't need the Rapidly Changing template message — either the answer is knowable and answers will be submitted, the question will get closed as unclear, or it will just remain unanswered until an ...
4 votes

Please give your feedback on a new "Subjective Citation Needed" post notice

Moderator proposal: All answers must be supported by citing evidence or experience. Please review our citation expectations for subjective answers, as well as our guidance for asking and answering ...
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3 votes

How does the post notice for unsupported answers get put on?

It's probably not a flag, but a post notice. They can only be added (and removed) by ♦ moderators. RPG has three 'standard' answer notices and a fourth RPG-specific one, as can be seen in the ...
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2 votes

Please give your feedback on a new "Subjective Citation Needed" post notice

I propose a different style for explicit citation needed questions Do you remember the Bête question? The one that moderators looked at 3 times in the first hours? Yes, I had put a note to it that ...
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